The best times to visit Bata for ideal weather are
November 19th to March 4th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Bata Travel Guide
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Weather in Bata
Average temperatures in Bata vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 27th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Bata, the hottest months are February, March, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid February where highs are regularly around 88.8°F (31.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.3°F (25.2°C) at night.
Bata Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Bata Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Bata Perceived Temperature (F)
Bata Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Bata Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bata are July, June, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 22nd.
When can you find snow in Bata? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Bata.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bata (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Bata has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (77.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (84.5%).
Wind in Bata is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and September. July’s average wind speed of around 6.5 knots (7.5 MPH or 12 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 11.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bata.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||4.4||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.6||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4.4||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.3||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.5||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||5.7||Light breeze||10.1||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||6.5||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||6.5||Light breeze||10||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.9||Light breeze||10||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.6||Light breeze||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.1||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.2||Light breeze||7.7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Bata?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Equatorial Guinea; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Bata, Equatorial Guinea is November, followed by December and October. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Bata in January. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Bata Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.8°F (31.6°C) and 86.4°F (30.2°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Bata, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 86.7°F (30.4°C) and 83.5°F (28.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Bata to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.3°F (31.3°C) and 86.5°F (30.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.